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OKG Newsletter


Topic: News

OKC's natural food store tries to be trans fats free


News

Carol Smaglinski
Last December, the New York City Board of Health unanimously decided to prohibit restaurateurs from cooking with artificial trans fats, a type of fat found in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils.   ...
 
Thursday, January 25, 2007

OKC lawyer recalls historic Roe vs. Wade victory


News

Rachel Pollock
Sarah Weddington, who successfully represented Jane Roe in Roe vs. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court abortion case, remembers the day in 1973 she received the Court's 7-2 decision via telegram.   "In s...
 
Thursday, January 25, 2007

OKC doctor: Winter blues may be form of mild depression


News

Emily Jerman
If winter's blah days have you feeling down, it might be a milder form of seasonal affective disorder, a still-not-quite-understood depression that affects 25 million Americans, primarily women.   Unl...
 
Thursday, January 25, 2007

Allergies don't disappear during winter, says OKC doctor


News

Rod Lott
According to Dr. Warren V. Filley of the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic, winter brings with it "a different set" of allergens.   And with approximately 20 percent of the population suffering fro...
 
Thursday, January 25, 2007

Remington Park aids nearby OKC school with funds


News

Emily Jerman
  Millwood School District and Remington Park Racing Casino are working together to better opportunities for the district's some 1,150 students.   The school district recently received $100,000 fro...
 
Thursday, February 1, 2007

The secret world of Oklahoma's swingers


News

Ben Fenwick
Swingers, couples who engage in extramarital sex, are alive and breeding in Oklahoma City.  This lifestyle choice remains volatile in Oklahoma, if more and more common. Oklahoma Gazette a...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Oklahoma's all-black town of Boley in disrepair


News

Krista Nightengale
  The historic district of Boley made Preservation Oklahoma's 2007 most-endangered sites list, but one resident claims the Okfuskee County town is not facing extinction.   "It's here," said Maurice...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Oklahoma Indian was key to Civil War outcome


News

Ben Fenwick
  Invading the Confederate-held West was not an easy task for the Union. One reason: Stand Watie.   In Indian Territory "later Oklahoma " Watie, a Cherokee, led a minority band of the tribe that ha...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Global warming documentary sparks changes in Oklahoma


News

Krista Nightengale
Members of local environmental group have noticed an increase in membership. Although they're not sure what the rise can be attributed to, they do know Al Gore's 2006 documentary "An Inc...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Breast cancer study seeks Oklahoma sisters of survivors


News

Rod Lott
  One breast cancer research project hopes to find a cure by studying not women with cancer, but their cancer-free sisters.   Since 2004, The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' "S...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007
 
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